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Admission has been suspended indefinitely for the Working Professional MBA program. If you are interested in pursuing an MBA online, you can find more information at onlinemba.ku.edu.


The MBA’s core curriculum is a structured set of classes that provide a foundation for the program. All core classes are offered in an eight-week block with a variety of instructional formats. These courses lay a vital framework for your management education. They enhance critical thinking, creative problem solving and professional interpersonal skills.

Working Professional MBA Semester Schedules


Working Professional MBA Curriculum & Certificates

To complete the Working Professional MBA, students are required to complete the Foundation and Pillars courses and choose a certificate or series of four elective courses. Working Professional MBA students have the opportunity to complete equivalent coursework online.

Foundations Courses (18 credits)

  • ACCT 701 Accounting
  • BE 701 Managerial Economics
  • FIN 701 Finance
  • DSCI 701 Statistics
  • MGMT 701 Managing People
  • MKTG 701 Marketing


Pillars Courses (12 credits)

  • MGMT 705 Business Law and Ethics
  • SCM 701 Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • IBUS 701 International Business
  • MGMT 704 Strategic Management


Elective Certificates Online (12 credits)


  • FIN 751 Business Investment and Valuation
  • FIN752 Investments
  • FIN 753 Financing Business Growth
  • FIN 754 Derivatives and Risk Management


  • MKTG 751 Consumer Behavior
  • MKTG 752 Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MKTG 753 Global Marketing
  • MKTG 754 Digital and Social Media Marketing

Management and Leadership

  • MGMT 751 Strategic Organization Design & Change
  • MGMT 752 Management and Team Building Skills
  • MGMT 753 Leadership
  • MGMT 754 Managing Internationally


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Contact the MBA office

Lawrence MBA Office

3155 Capitol Federal Hall
The University of Kansas
1654 Naismith Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045

Jinae Krieshok

MBA Director of Admissions

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